Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws 22-18-34
- Offense: or "public offense" any crime, petty offense, violation of a city or county ordinance, or act prohibited by state or federal law. See South Dakota Codified Laws 22-1-2
- Person: any natural person, unborn child, association, limited liability company, corporation, firm, organization, partnership, or society. See South Dakota Codified Laws 22-1-2
Nothing in §§ 22-18-31 to 22-18-34, inclusive, may be construed to require the actual transmission of HIV in order for a person to have committed the offense of criminal exposure to HIV.